The '''Lancashire Parish Register Society''' is a historical society and registered charity. It was founded in 1898 for the 'purpose of printing the registers of the ancient parishes' in Lancashire
. The society was formed at a meeting at Chetham's Library
on 26 November 1897, but the year 1898 was fixed as the first year of the society's existence. The society became a registered charity (No. 511396) in 1981.